HyperDic: stifle

English > 5 senses of the word stifle:
VERBcontactstifle, smother, strangle, muffle, repressconceal or hide
changestifle, dampensmother or suppress
contactstifle, suffocate, asphyxiate, chokeimpair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
changestifle, suffocate, asphyxiatebe asphyxiated
NOUNanimalstifle, kneejoint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped
stifle > pronunciation
Soundsstay'fahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > stifle: 5 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningjoint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee.
Synonymknee
Part ofhind legThe back limb of a quadruped
Broaderjoint, articulation, articulatio(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion)
Spanishbabilla
Catalancassoleta
English > stifle: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningconceal or hide.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssmother, strangle, muffle, repress
Broaderinhibit, bottle up, suppressControl and refrain from showing
Spanishamortiguar, reprimir
Catalanofegar, reprimir, sufocar
Nounsstiflera person who stifles or smothers or suppresses
stiflingforceful prevention
English > stifle: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningsmother or suppress.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Stifle your curiosity"
Synonymdampen
Narrowersuffocate, chokeSuppress the development, creativity, or imagination / imagination of
Broaderinhibit, bottle up, suppressControl and refrain from showing
Oppositestimulate, exciteact as a stimulant
Spanishreprimir, sofocar
Catalanofegar, reprimir, sufocar
Nounsstiflera person who stifles or smothers or suppresses
English > stifle: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningimpair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssuffocate, asphyxiate, choke
Broaderobstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upBlock passage through
Spanishasfixiar, estrangular, reprimir, sofocar
Catalanasfixiar, estrangular, reprimir, sufocar
English > stifle: 5 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningBe asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymssuffocate, asphyxiate
Narrowerstrangledie from strangulation
Broaderdie, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
Similar tosmother, asphyxiate, suffocatedeprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
Spanishahogarse, asfixiarse, asfixiar, atragantarse, reprimir, sofocarse
Catalanasfixiar-se, asfixiar, ennuegar-se, ofegar-se, reprimir, sufocar-se

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